Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr

Esra Derya

Esra Derya



Bilkent University, 2013


Yıldız Technical University, 2009

High School

Kenan Evren Anadolu High School, 2005

Research Areas

Turkish literature, literary theory and critical reading, 19th-20th century press, Ottoman literature and cultural history, Modern and Ottoman Turkish for foreigners.


Graduated from Kenan Evren Anadolu High School in 2005 and earned her B.A degree from Yıldız Technical University, Department of Turkish Language and Literature in 2009. She is currently M.A candidate at Bilkent University, Department of Turkish Literature and working on her thesis titled "The Problem of Rhetoric in the 19th Century Press: Transformation of the Term Literature". She offered courses on Ottoman Turkish at Sabancı University during 2012-2013 and currently she is one of the voluntary assistants that contribute to the Database for Ottoman Inscriptions Project.